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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_70.pdf

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Jan 1892

of Peas straw for bedding they took a load of it to Flavius PM and then drew 6 stumps PM. I & Susanna took Butter to Lewis's PM. W. Cler sharp, Cold

16 I & F went to Dave Reesor's & boys Chored AM Boys went to Boyles's sale PM I & A went to Markham PM. W. Cler sharp, pretty Cold

Sunday 17 I & Nancy Henry & Anne went to Meeting at Altona remarks by C Burkholder sermon on St Mark part of 10 C by Br C went to Ed Moyer's to dinner & to Br inlaw Simon Hoover's to supper w. fine A Esther & Mary went with JD's young folks

18 Boys drew few stumps AM B helped Thomas Kill hogs AM Chored PM W. fine AM snow PM mild

19 Boys Chored & threshed peas W. very very Cold below Zero & north wind 4 or 5 in snow

20 B & H drew gravel on Pickering town line from Pickering pit F & A filled teams free & shovellers get pay W. 16 deg below Zero this morning but no wind milder this evening

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Jan 1892

21 B & H drew gravel F & A filled I brought Fanny & Baby this morning & took them home this evening W. Milder good sleighing J went to Markham AM

22 Boys brought load Pea straw from Thomas's AM took Horse Power to F's & Cut straw for hime PM I went to Ceder Grove & to FK Reesors PM W. Milder Cloudy B took Butter Turkeys & Chickens to Lewis's this evening Butter 20 cts Turkeys 10 cts per lb & Chickens 60 pr pair

23 Boys finished Cutting straw AM drew 2 loads wood from other bush PM. W. fine, pretty Cold

Sunday 24 at home all day Boys & girls went to Peter B Reesor's this evening W. fine Mild Cler girls brought Ketura AM she went with them to Peter's this evening

25 I & Nancy went to Funeral of Abraham Hoover's wife 17th Con sermon by Br C on 1st Corinthians 15 C Pr Hainer made few remarks went to Br inlaw Enos Hoover's to dinner, A Esther & Mary went to Funeral too W. very fine & Milder a great many people at Funeral

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